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  1. Eurovision in Baku Azerbaijan's first Eurovision appearance was in 2008, and the nation has participated in the contest every year since. On 14 May 2011, Azerbaijan won the 2011 contest with "Running Scared" song by Ell and Nikki, bringing the hosting of the contest to theCaucasus nation of Azerbaijan, and its city Baku

  2. Baku Crystal Hall was built in order to host the Eurovision Song Contest 2012. On 2 August 2011, the main agreement was signed with Alpine Baku Deutschland AG to construct the venue and preparations for construction had been started in the area. Even though the full cost of the contract was not named, the government allocated 6 million AZN for the construction of the venue. On 5 September 2011, it was announced that the venue will hold 23,000 spectators. The arena also contains VIP lounges. On 8 September 2011, Azad Azerbaijan TV (ATV) reported that Baku Crystal Hall would be the venue of Eurovision Song Contest 2012, despite not being the host broadcaster of the contest. No formal confirmation was made at the time by the EBU. On 31 October 2011, Ismayil Omarov, the director general of Azerbaijani national broadcaster İctimai Television announced that a decision on the venue choice would be taken by the steering committee in January 2012. On 25 January 2012, it was confirmed that the Baku Crystal Hall would be the venue of the Eurovision Song Contest 2012. Even though the venue had an extended capacity of 23,000 people, only 16,000 people were able to attend each show

  3. Baku Crystal hall

  4. Sabina Babayeva Sabina Babayeva (Azerbaijani: Sabina Babayeva, born 2 December 1979, Baku) is an Azerbaijani singer. She represented Azerbaijan in the grand final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2012, held in Baku, Azerbaijan, on 26 May 2012, with the song "When the Music Dies", as the 13th act, she came fourth overall.

  5. School 23 class 7D Agayeva Nagiba